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LI2208 vs LS2208 Barcode Scanner Comparison


The LI2208 and LS2208 are both very good, very popular 1D barcode scanners. They are fairly similar scanners in many ways, which can make it difficult to determine which is better suited to your needs. The following video goes over the differences between the Zebra (still branded as Symbol) LI2208 and LS2208, and is designed help choose which scanner is best for your business.

LI2208
LI2208 - Linear Imager
$125 for standard USB version with cable
Scan range: 3 to 28 inches
Drop spec: 6 feet
Warranty: 5 years
Additional features: Scans faded and damaged barcodes, scans off of screens, scans under direct bright light, IP42 seal

LS2208
LS2208 - Laser Scanner
$110 for standard USB version with cable
Scan range: Contact to 26 inches
Drop spec: 5 feet
Warranty: 5 years
Additional features: Scans densely-printed barcodes




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